On Mon, Aug 22, 2022 at 12:32:54PM -0500, Gunnar Wolf wrote: > I hereby propose the following alternative text to Steve's original > proposal. > > I'm only suggesting to modify the third paragraph, offering to produce > two sets of images (fully-free and with-non-free-firmware), being the > later more prominent. > > ================================= > > We will include non-free firmware packages from the > "non-free-firmware" section of the Debian archive on our official > media (installer images and live images). The included firmware > binaries will *normally* be enabled by default where the system > determines that they are required, but where possible we will include > ways for users to disable this at boot (boot menu option, kernel > command line etc.). > > When the installer/live system is running we will provide information > to the user about what firmware has been loaded (both free and > non-free), and we will also store that information on the target > system such that users will be able to find it later. The target > system will *also* be configured to use the non-free-firmware > component by default in the apt sources.list file. Our users should > receive security updates and important fixes to firmware binaries just > like any other installed software. > > While we will publish these images as official Debian media, they will > *not* replace the current media sets that do not include non-free > firmware packages, but offered alongside. Images that do include > non-free firmware will be presented more prominently, so that > newcomers will find them more easily; fully-free images will not be > hidden away; they will be linked from the same project pages, but with > less visual priority. > > ================================= Thanks Gunnar; I think it is important to have on the ballot, so: seconded.
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